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Big Y To Open Hiring Site For New Location In Simsbury, CT

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Big Y Foods will open a hiring site to fill more than 100 part- time and full-time positions available at its newest World Class Market in Simsbury, Connecticut. The hiring site will be held at 1285 Hopmeadow St. in Simsbury, adjacent to the market. All interested applicants should apply at bigy.com prior to interview.

Below is the hiring site schedule, including hours. The site will be open Sept. 15 through Oct. 10 and will follow strict safety requirements:

  •  Wear a mask;
  •  Complete a questionnaire upon arrival; and
  •  Have your temperature taken.

Hours: Tuesday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Wednesday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.


Benefits of Big Y employment

Big Y offers flexible shifts and many scheduling options. “Big Y is the perfect working environment for those seeking flexible shifts and excellent benefits,” said Meaghan Tetreault, senior employee services field manager for Big Y.

Big Y’s employee benefits include competitive wages, paid holidays, paid time off, tuition assistance, scholarships, a 401(k) plan and a work/life care program.

Following strict safety protocols, new employees will participate in comprehensive customer service training, safety and food sanitation training, and finally, the technical training required for their position. This training is enhanced with a computer-based learning management system, Big Y’s Learning Hub.

Big Y offers continuous in-house training and outside educational opportunities, matched with incentives to keep its customer service top-notch. Management development workshops are held regularly and topics include Coaching for World Class Customer Service.

Big Y also promotes and supports adult education. Its Tuition Assistance Plan reimburses qualified employees for business-related college degree courses. If an employee wishes to obtain his or her Graduate Equivalency Diploma, Adult Basic Education or English as a Second Language certificate, the company will pay for half of their time spent in these classes.

A company strongly committed to giving back to the communities surrounding its stores, Big Y donates food valued at more than $6 million to local non-profit organizations, schools, churches and educational programs each year. Big Y awards more than 300 scholarships per year and more than $2.8 million since its inception to academically outstanding students in their market area.

Big Y Foods is one of the largest independently owned supermarket chains in New England. It operates 82 locations throughout Massachusetts and Connecticut including 70 supermarkets, Fresh Acres Market, Table & Vine Fine Wines and Liquors and 10 Big Y Express gas and convenience locations with over 11,000 employees.

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